Target EXAM 2 Study Guide for PSY 206 – Developmental Psychology: Lifespan
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This is the target study guide for EXAM 2, which will cover Chapters 5-10 of the required textbook. Learners are strongly advised to read and study each chapter thoroughly prior to completing this study guide. Moreover, learners are advised to complete this study guide early and not wait until the last minute to do so.
The exam will be administered on Online Campus, so be prepared for this. Additionally, this exam will be timed—learners will have exactly 65 minutes to complete this exam. This exam will be worth 150 points. There will be 75 multiple choice items on this test, each item worth 2 points.
This study guide will cover each test item in very specific detail, providing learners with enough information, in theory, to all test items correctly on the actual test.
Note that the items on this study guide have been randomly scrambled in an effort to add challenge to your study of chapter material. Additionally, be advised that on the actual test, items will not be in the same sequence as presented here on this study guide; all test items will be randomly scrambled as well.
DISCLAIMER: This study guide DOES NOT guarantee a passing grade on the exam, nor shall the learner interpret this study guide as a guarantee of a passing grade on the exam.
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Read and study the discussion of the social clock. Prepare to apply your understanding to a scenario.
As a counselor, your teenage clients regularly report “my family doesn't know anything about my life.” Who do you
blame for this disconnect?
Read and study the discussion of individual differences in puberty timetables, focusing on the gender differences and racial/ethnic differences. Prepare to apply your understanding to a scenario.
Identify the qualities that a boy has entered into concrete operations. Read and study the discussion of using Piaget's ideas at home and at work.
Read and study the discussion of exploring sexual desire. Prepare to apply your understanding to a scenario.
Read and study the discussion of the permissive parenting style. Prepare to apply your understanding to a scenario.
Why did high school make adolescence a defined life stage?
Natalie and Joyce are fifth graders who are best friends. One day in the school cafeteria, a mean older girl trips
Natalie, causing her lunch tray to go flying. Everyone laughs, including Joyce. Predict the effect on the girls' friendship.